Cloud Software Engineering, Advisor

Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Peraton is seeking a Cloud Software Engineer to join our team in Laurel, MD. This position is part of a service product development team, the candidate will have a primary focus on supporting all aspects of agile software design and development for a framework running on the large scale compute clusters, to include development of new capabilities, testing, optimization and performance tuning, operation, and sustainment functions. This entails leveraging corporate tools to interrogate data and enabling tools that assist software development. The candidate will collaborate with Research organizations and other contracts. The candidate will be responsible for addressing requirements and support ongoing Data Warehouse modernization activities which may include activities for Transitioning and Decommissioning of legacy system capabilities into a modernized architecture. This role has Telework availability and an expectation for after-hours / on-call support.


Position Requirements:

  • An active TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph is required.
  • Shall have at least eight (8) years of experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in a related technical field is required.
    • NOTE: A degree in Mathematics, Information Systems, Engineering, or similar degree will be considered as a technical field.
    • Without a degree we can accept four (4) additional years of experience
  • A Master's degree in a Technical Field will be considered equivalent to two (2) years of experience, bringing down the minimal requirement to six (6) total years.
  • Hadoop/Cloud Developer Certification.

Core Competencies and Skills:

  • Java programming for distributed systems, with experience in networking and multi-threading
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Apache Accumulo
  • Apache NiFi
  • Agile development experience
  • Well-grounded in Linux fundamentals and knowledge in at least one scripting language (e.g., Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.)
  • Experience with source code management practices and tools
  • Enabling tools: Git, Maven, Jira
  • Willingness to be a committer/contributor to open source applications
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Testing: Bamboo, Jenkins, GitLab Cl/Pipelines
  • Continuous Monitoring: ELK Stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash and Kibana), Nagios
  • Familiarity with microservices software development technique and container-orchestration (e.g., Kubernetes)


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on our critical National Security programs, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$190,000 - $304,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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